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Three Landscaping Ideas to Improve Your Home’s Resale Value

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If you’re interested in improving the resale value of your home, it’s a good idea to add landscaping. Experts agree that this can make a difference in the resale value of your home. In some cases, you may be able to increase this value by 14%. Whether you’re planning to landscape your own yard or hire a landscape architect, you may be interested in a few ideas to get started.

Creating a Gravel Driveway

In order to create a solid gravel driveway, experts recommend using three different sizes of gravel. The first layer should consist of about four inches of baseball-sized rocks. The second layer should consist of about three to four inches of golf-ball-sized rocks, and the the third and final layer should consist of about four inches of marble-sized rocks. When you follow these basic

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Should You Hang Your Own Gutters or Hire a Pro?

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There might come a time–if there hasn’t already–when you have lived in a home long enough to need the gutters replaced. Hopefully, when this time comes, it will be before too much damage has been done to the rest of your house. Rotting siding, a deteriorating landscape, flooding in the basement, and even foundation damage can be the result of going too long without replacing old, worn-out gutters.

Gutter cleaning services are always a great thing to use when your gutters are in good shape. If you have them cleaned about twice a year, you will be doing what you need to do to keep them lasting for as long as they can.

You want to keep them that way for as long as possible because when

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Why Heating Repair and Air Conditioners Should Always Be Handled by a Professional

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When it is determined that a home is in need of heating repair, it is always best to let this be handled by a professional. Homeowners might think they are saving money because they feel they can fix these problems themselves. However, nothing compares to the experience and skill of an HVAC technician who knows their way around installations and fixing basic problems. Here are a few reasons why it is always a good idea to let someone who is a skilled HVAC contractor take care of any issues related to heating repair and air conditioning problems.

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3 Lighting Tips To Make Your Outdoor Kitchen Shine

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An outdoor kitchen can be an awesome addition to any space. Whether you like to grill for friends on holidays or want to enjoy a quality family meal on a warm summer night, having a second full kitchen out on your patio can make it a whole lot easier (and more fun). But you won’t get nearly as much use out of your outdoor kitchen or cook everything to perfection if you aren’t able to see clearly during the evening. That’s where your outdoor patio lighting comes in. However, an outdoor kitchen has specific lighting needs that may not be adequately addressed by your standard outdoor patio lighting techniques. These outdoor lighting tips for outdoor kitchens

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Interior Design Why You Should Hire A Professional

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There is more to interior design than what meets the eye. What was once seen as a casual decorating hobby is now an industry with thousands of professionals — you can even major in interior design at some universities. Of course, most homeowners aren’t experts in interior design, and some don’t even care much about it. But if you’re a homeowner, you should be concerned about your home’s interior design. Interior design doesn’t just enhance the look of your home — it can also add a lot of value to a house. Even if you don’t anticipate your home going on the market anytime soon, you should still make sure that your house has a value enhancing Read more ...

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